Locke Earns New Response Rating

June 1, 2017

The NC Office of State Fire Marshal has notified Locke Fire Department of its new classification under the North Carolina Response Rating Schedule. After a detailed review of records, staffing, equipment, training, response, and numerous other areas, the NC OSFM has assigned Locke Fire Department a North Carolina Response Rating of “4.” The new rating takes […]

Locke Deploys Brush Truck and Manpower to Party Rock Fire

November 30, 2016

Multiple waves of Locke firefighters deployed with a brush truck to the Party Rock Fire in support of interagency efforts. Lt. Jacob Lingle and Firefighter John Parrish took assignments in suppression operations in the area of Lake Lure, NC.  After a 72-hour tour, they were relieved by Cpt. Chris Kluttz and Firefighter Ryan Smith.   […]

Call Statistics Updated

November 16, 2016

Locke Fire Department is on track for its busiest year yet. YTD numbers through October 31, 2016, bring the department to 1088 total calls for service. Our 550 EMS calls barely edged out 538 Fire/Rescue dispatches. Statistics also include those incidents responded to during a 16-day deployment of E-624 to Lumberton, NC.  There, Locke apparatus […]